Called “Hudson Valley Pleasure”
You may have noticed, we are off booze this week, doing a spring cleanse, it is great. Feeling like a million bucks! But, no new cocktail this week. Luckily, I’ve been saving one for you.
I created this special Negroni, it is #50 on our 100 Negronis Blog, to celebrate the warm weather and a milestone on the blog. We are actually up to 68 there. It is a celebratory drink finished off with Michele Chiarlo Nivole Sparkling Moscato.
So here is Negroni #50! “Hudson Valley Pleasure”
Continue reading Cocktail of the Week, I’ve Been Saving This One For You
My infatuation with shrub cocktails grows
as I taste my latest creation. I first got turned onto “Shrubs” when I found and tried Hudson Standard Apple Coriander Maple Shrub at Cold Spring General Store.
Then I received my friend Warren Bobrow’s new book, Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails: Restorative Vintage Cocktails, Mocktails.
So far I’ve made two of my own shrubs, one with blackberries, and another with figs. This cocktail is made with the later. I call it the “Boscobel Manhattan” after the famous Hudson Valley estate near here. Continue reading Cocktail of the Week – A Fig Shrub Manhattan – “The Boscobel”